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Superior Tenant

  • The original tenant in a chain of sub tenancies.
  • The tenant within such a chain, ranked above any tenant below, has the power to rent and evict the subtenant in accordance with the rules on letting and subletting.
  • The superior tenant is also the landlord to the tenant below.
  • The superior landlord is the landlord further up the chain or the owner of the property.
Published: 29 September 2015 Last Updated: 17 November 2021